[Monetdb-developers] Visual Studio Solution/Project

Sjoerd Mullender sjoerd at acm.org
Mon Mar 3 11:35:15 CET 2008

mobigital1 wrote:
> I did that, however, when I break into code, VS shows an original .mx file
> from which .c and .h were extracted.
> do I need to compile differently to have VS show .c and .h files?
> (just to make code more readable)

I wouldn't call the .c and .h files particularly readable.  ;-)

You can add the -l switch to the Mx command that extracts the .c and .h
files from the .mx files.  You need to edit the files
MonetDB\NT\winrules.msc for this.  Either add the flag to the .mx.c rule
or to the definition of the MX macro.

> Sjoerd Mullender-2 wrote:
>> On 2008-02-22 20:07, mobigital1 wrote:
>>> Does anyone know if it's possible to include a capability to generate a
>>> set
>>> of Visual Studio (2005 or 2008) project files for all components,
>>> together
>>> with solution file it would be really great to have. Because it would
>>> make
>>> it much easier to debug it on windows.
>>> perhaps someone already made such projects (even if they are outdated is
>>> ok
>>> too, I can modify to bring them up to date).
>> We do not have (and never had) a single solution file for MonetDB.  We 
>> always build using Makefiles and nmake.  But what I do when I want to 
>> debug MonetDB on Windows is to start it and then attach to it from 
>> Visual Studio.  You don't need a solution file for that.
>> -- 
>> Sjoerd Mullender

Sjoerd Mullender

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